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February

PRINCE EDWARD RADIO CLUB

VA3PEC

c/o C.A. Law RR#2 96 Goodman Crescent, Milford ON K0K 2P0

BAYBRIDGE NET, 7:30 pm TUESDAY VE3TJU 146.730

WEBSITE: http://www.peradioclub.ca/

Executive:

President: Art, VE3SQG, Art.Sinclair@sympatico.ca   

Vice-President: Kevin, VA3THB kevin.maylin@essroc.com

Treasurer: Al, VE3LAW, ve3fz@rac.ca                        

Secretary: Peter, VE3UR, ve3ur@arrl.net

 

Minutes of Prince Edward Radio Club – February 2 2012

ATTENDANCE:  Bill VA3WOW, Ian VE3EP, Tim VE3UO, Art VE3SQG, Peter VE3UR,

Kevin VA3THB, Al VE3FZ, Bob VE3QWB, Dave VE3UGT,

Joe VA3JLF, Matthew VE3OCC, Gilbert VA3NQ

 

Art VE3SQG called the meeting to order at 7:42 pm

 

OPERATING ACTIVITY

 Gilbert VA3NQ spoke about recent DXpeditions FW0NAR and HK0NA.

Dave VE3UGT reported that the Winter Field Day participants earned 3001 points

3000 were earned as bonus points for such things as battery power, outside location, etc

The 1 point was for an actual contact. Next year the plan is to go directly to Tim Hortons with a handheld

and increase the score to 3002

Approval of minutes meeting January 5 2012.

Joe VA3JLF reported that his callsign was given as VE3JLF in the minutes.

Moved: By Bill VA3WOW Seconded: Kevin VA3THB “That the minutes be accepted as amended”. CARRIED

 

 

ARES Report

Bill VA3WOW announced that the 2012 Loyalist Meeting and exercise will be held on 21st  & 22nd  of April.

The 22nd  is also the date of the Belleville Pitter Patter run.

 

NEW BUSINESS

There will be a club auction again this year at the May meeting.

Eric has once again offered the club his property as a Field Day site. With the two club FT450’s and Kevin’s FT 450 there will be three identical radios available. N1MM is working well with these radios and a computer interface. The March meeting will be the club AGM.

Software Defined Radio project. Joe VA3JLF gave an update on the project and showed the members present a Capacitance – Inductance meter he had built from a kit.

 

MEETING ADJOURNED 8:40 pm

 

NEXT MEETING BLOOMFIELD TOWN HALL THURSDAY March 1 2012

 

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